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Some may say that Valentine’s Day is just another consumer-driven Hallmark holiday, but it can be more than that. Valentine’s Day can be a time to show the people you love just how much you care.

It doesn’t have to be a day dedicated solely to your partner (although they’re certainly still important). It can also be a day to show  your family or even your best friends how much you love them.

If you need gift ideas for the important people in your life, we’ve got your back! Whether you’re looking for a traditional gift like flowers or something a little more personalized, these 10 Valentine’s Day gift ideas will be a hit.

Love-Themed Cookware

Love-Themed Cookware

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Le Creuset Rose Heart Casserole Dish with Gold Knob – $200

This casserole dish is the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for the cook in your life! Le Creuset is an iconic French cookware brand that specializes in cast iron. This particular dish is coated in long-lasting enamel that’s heavy duty and not likely to chip, crack or stain. Plus, it’s pretty! How great would this look on the table for a Valentine’s Day brunch or date night dinner?

A Sweet Treat

Strawberry Champagne Lollipops

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Strawberry Champagne Lollipops – $10

Ditch the box of chocolates (half of which are a mystery flavor anyway) and try something a little bit different this year, like strawberry-champagne lollipops. What’s more romantic than strawberries and champagne?

Meaningful Prints

Baseball Stadium Blueprints

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Baseball Stadium Blueprints – $185

Was one of your first dates at a ballpark? Do you have season tickets for your local team? Or maybe you just have a great memory from a visit to a specific ballpark. Whatever the case may be, if you’ve got a sports lover on your list, a blueprint of the stadium that reminds you both of a special memory could be a great Valentine’s Day gift that’s personal and unique.

Scented Candles

Capri Blue Iridescent Jar Cand

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Capri Blue Iridescent Jar Candle $30

Candles are always a great gift. Lighting a scented candle can make you feel more relaxed, and who doesn’t like relaxation? It’s a simple and cozy gift for the friend or loved one in your life. This one from Capri Blue is a crowd favorite and has a bit of a cult following.

Cozy Up

Faux Fur Brushed Tips Throw

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Faux Fur Brushed Tips Throw – $89

Speaking of relaxation, consider gifting a warm, cozy blanket like this one from West Elm. It’s made from long-pile faux fur and brushed with another color for contrast. Faux fur is perfect for cold winter months, and the Pink Blush color is great for Valentine’s Day. Not a fan of pink? Don’t worry – this also comes in Stone White, Nightshade (a dark blue) and Platinum. 

Sip and Share

Personalized Whiskey Barrel

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Personalized Whiskey Barrel – $85 – $200

These whiskey barrels are perfect for a couple who’s getting married or just likes whiskey. You can customize the barrel with one or multiple names, and the barrel ages your whiskey. The barrel comes in two sizes, with two different packages for each. You can opt for just the barrel or for the barrel and a whiskey-making/aging kit.

Photo Collage

Frosted Heart Snapshot Mix Photo Art

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Frosted Heart Snapshot Mix Photo Art$57 – $117

Celebrate all the special memories you guys share with a photo collage. Minted offers these frosted heart collages, and you can customize the color, frame and photos. For Valentine’s Day, try the rose gold foil and the corresponding rose gold frame. Two sizes are available, and you can get them framed or unframed.

Add a Little Sparkle

Yours Truly Pave Open Hinge Cuff

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Yours Truly Pave Open Hinge Cuff – $78

Jewelry is a classic Valentine’s Day gift. Show your loved one how much you care with a beautiful bracelet like this Kate Spade cuff. It’s rose-gold-plated and lightweight, and it’ll catch attention. Whether you dress it up for a night on the town or dress it down while running errands on the weekend, this cuff will add a little sparkle to every outfit.

Love in Bloom

Valentine's Day Bouquet

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Valentine’s Day Bouquet – $50+

Give a gift that keeps on giving when you buy flowers from Bouqs. Not only do they offer an array of beautiful bouquet options, all the flowers are grown on eco-friendly, sustainable farms and are cut when you order so they live a little longer. You also get to read a little about the farmer who grows your flowers and see their picture. It really brings the whole experience full circle.

Book a Getaway

Sunny beach vacation

VRBO Getaway Stay – Costs Vary

For an extra special Valentine’s Day gift, book a weekend getaway for you and your loved one. Even if it’s just a few hours away, a getaway can be a great way to spend some quality time together. A resource like VRBO can help you find entire homes to stay in at a fraction of the cost of a hotel room. Explore a new town and live like a local while you’re there.

What are you wishing for this Valentine’s Day? Do you have any other ideas for the list? Share them in our comment section.

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  1. Excellent suggestions! Anything from Kate Spade has always been appreciated, and the bouquets from Bouqs.com are the most beautiful and tastefully presented I have ever found. Great romantic gift ideas from a great mortgage company! Who would have thought?!

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  2. Of course Valentine’s Day is special! It’s my birthday! Do I get 2 gifts? Rarely. But it’s the thought that counts. I’d like the pink heart-shaped cast iron casserole pan please. 🙂

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